Reducing the Controls on Birth Control: Will Women Get the Care They Need?

APhA Pharmacy Education Hot Topics Webinars

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
1:00PM - 2:00PM EST


Pre-registration is required to participate.  This live webinar is available to current APhA members ONLY, as a free member benefit.

Registration deadline: September 12, 2017, 11:00 PM EST

  • All participants must pre-register by clicking Enroll Now. Registration will NOT be permitted on day of webinar.
  • Registrants for this live activity MUST be current APhA members.
  • After registering, members will be sent a confirmation email with instructions to enter the webinar room (on the day of the webinar). A reminder notice will also be sent on the day of the webinar to all registrants.
  • Participants must actively participate in the entire activity and complete the online evaluation to claim CPE credit for this activity.  

NOTE:  This webinar will be archived and made available as an online learning activity approximately 2 weeks after the live offering has been presented. The archived webinar (home-study version) will be available to APhA members ONLY, as a free member benefit, during the first 30 days after release. Thereafter, nonmembers can purchase the archived webinar at a cost of $129.

Activity Preview 

States are beginning to give pharmacists new authorities to dispense contraceptives under state-wide protocols. By attending this webinar, pharmacists will get up-to-date information on the latest developments in managing contraceptive care for female patients, ranging from safety considerations to providing patient education.

The speakers for this webinar will discuss recent, standardized protocols that allow pharmacists to furnish hormonal contraceptives to their patients. The speakers will also offer suggestions to community pharmacists in managing oral contraceptive care for female patients.  

Activity Type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: Level 2

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the pharmacist will be able to:

  1. Discuss the significance of recent standardized protocols that allow pharmacists to furnish hormonal contraceptives.

  2. Formulate a plan to educate patients regarding contraceptives.

  3. Identify resources of additional information for patients receiving oral hormonal contraceptives and for health care providers. 

Accreditation Information 

The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The following webinar is approved for 1.0 contact hour of CPE credit (0.10 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for the live webinar is 0202-0000-17-230-L04-P. 

To obtain credit for attending “Reducing the Controls on Birth Control: Will Women Get the Care They Need?, participants must pre-register online on or before September 12, 2017, attend the entire webinar, complete an evaluation, and CLAIM credit. An attendance code and detailed instructions of how to claim credit will be provided during the webinar. Participants will need to have a valid username and password to claim credit. Please visit CPE monitor for your transcript of CPE. 

Initial Release Date: September 13, 2017 

Expiration Date to Claim Credit for Live Webinar: November 13, 2017 at 5:00PM EST - NO CREDIT WILL BE GRANTED AFTER THIS DATE AND TIME


Reducing the Controls on Birth Control: Will Women Get the Care They Need?” is a live, virtual continuing education activity for pharmacists developed and suported by the American Pharmacists Association.


Kathleen M. Vest, PharmD, CDE, BCACP, Sarah E. Lynch, PharmD, and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For a complete list of APhA staff disclosures, please visit the APhA website at: . 

Conflicts of interest have been resolved through content review by Helen Sairany, PharmD, BCACP, Associate Director of Content Development at the American Pharmacists Association. 

Activity Fee

There is no fee for this live activity. This activity is for APhA members only. 

System Requirements

Computer and Internet access is required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the System Requirements to have a positive learning experience.

Reducing the Controls on Birth Control: Will Women Get the Care They Need?

Date 9/13/2017 1:00:00 PM
Address 2215 Constitution Ave NW
City Washington State District of Columbia Zip Code 20037

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0202-0000-17-230-L04-P 0.1 CEUs September 13, 2017 - September 13, 2020